How do I manage users on my site as a site administrator?

There are five roles that you can assign to people who you want to blog with: Subscriber, Contributor, Editor, Author, or Administrator.


Important:

    Please be careful of the roles you give users on your site. If you add a user as an administrator, you are granting them full access. This means that she/he will be able to delete pages, posts, themes, etc…


What does each of the user groups have access too?


 Capability  Subscriber  Contributor   Author  Editor  Administrator
Read all public posts and pages

  


 

 

 

 

 

 

Edit and delete posts

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Delete published posts

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Publish posts

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Upload media

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Edit and delete any posts or pages

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Manage tags

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Manage categories

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Moderate comments

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Edit themes

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 Manage users  - -  -  -   ✓


How do I add a user?

If you’re an Administrator and you’d like to make someone a Subscriber, Contributor, Author, or Editor on your site, go to UsersAdd User. Fill their EWU NetID for username and select the role you wish to give them using the drop-down.


How do I change a user role?

As an Administrator of a site, you can change other users’ roles by following the steps below.

  1. Head to UsersAll Users in your WordPress admin.
  2. Click "Edit" below the user's avatar.
  3. Using the Role drop-down menu, select the new user role you want to assign.
  4. Click "Update User".